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Garrett Was "Hopeful" Jenkins Would Attend

This much is certain: Mike Jenkins won't be on the field practicing with his teammates this week. Still recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, the Cowboys cornerback isn't likely to be cleared until training camp begins in late July.

Jenkins has spent the majority of the offseason in Florida rather than taking part in the team's voluntary offseason program, and head coach Jason Garrett doesn't know if the four-year vet will be in attendance for Organized Team Activities, which begin on Tuesday.

However, the Cowboys would be happy to have Jenkins on campus.

"We're certainly hopeful of that," Garrett said Sunday.

Asked whether he's gotten any indications from Jenkins, Garrett said he hadn't.

"Don't know either way," Garrett said.

Following last month's trade up for cornerback Morris Claiborne, Jenkins' long-term future with the Cowboys is in question.

Jenkins is entering the last year of his contract, and there were reports that the team shopped him for a trade during the draft. Owner Jerry Jones has said he can envision extending Jenkins' deal.

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